Author Archives: mfreelend

Things To Do

Things To Do

  Hey, it’s cold outside. That tends to happen during winter.     I do enjoy the fact that sunshine is coming back and we can see the end of crazy-cold days… but we’re not there yet. I hate being cold. I don’t enjoy leaving the house when it’s cold. So here are some ideas…Read more »

A Little Pick-Me-Up

  Keeping it real simply this week – I need a little pick-me-up and I think what I’ve found is totally sharable. Please enjoy 142 instances of dogs being adorable and funny: 142 Hilarious Dog Snapchats That Are Impawsible Not To Laugh At (Part 3)Read more »

I’m Sleepy, You’re Sleepy, We’re All Sleepy

I’m Sleepy, You’re Sleepy, We’re All Sleepy

  Let’s talk about that. Moreso, let’s talk about how to conquer the sleepiness!     Yes, we all know getting sufficient hours of sleep is good, maybe a cup of caffeine, or eating right, sure sure sure…     Dear friends, have you heard of Coffee Naps? It’s the latest in studies proving science…Read more »

Mystify Your Family

Mystify Your Family

  This is the time of year where we gather, hang out, and spend time with family and friends.     Sometimes, it can be a little too much time with family and friends. Now, usually I’d suggest bringing some holiday cheer in liquid form to help with such situations, but perhaps it’s not allowed…Read more »

Hard Eye-Roll Action

Hard Eye-Roll Action

  Okay. I’m just gonna put this out there… if people jump out of a moving car to keep up with Kiki (aka the “In My Feelings Challenge”), isn’t it a truth that music is a social influencer?     *That example was mostly for entertainment purposes, don’t @ me.*   So, let me tell…Read more »

Every Day, Over 1,000 People Are Affected By This:

Every Day, Over 1,000 People Are Affected By This:

  A coworker’s B.O.?     A winning lottery ticket?     Maple syrup prices?     Well, maybe some of those fit the statistic as well, but I’m talking about distracted driving.     “Whoa, Melissa, what’s up with the downer blog? Where’s the bathroom humor?” Yeah, I know, but this is important! I…Read more »

Score Like Macklemore at a Thrift Store

Score Like Macklemore at a Thrift Store

  Do you enjoy a good garage sale or thrift store? I know I do. From the weird, to the unique, to things you didn’t even know you needed, you can find it all.     I mean, check out these lucky so-n-so’s who scored BIG TIME at their local thrift store:     Zach…Read more »

How to Succeed in Business: Get All Up in That Cat Poop

How to Succeed in Business: Get All Up in That Cat Poop

  Ha! Yes, you read that correctly.     In a recent study by University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, it has been found that a parasite in cat feces is linked to entrepreneurial behavior in humans! Those infected with the parasite are more likely to be in a business major or professionals…Read more »

It’s Knowledge Time!

It’s Knowledge Time!

  Perhaps you’re like me and have planted yourself a garden for the summer – gotta get those greens, am I right?! I’ve planted just the simple stuff; jalepenos, peppers, tomatoes, pumpkins, and cucumbers. Oooo, speaking of cucumbers, did you know that the plant we know now is derived from the wild cucumber, which has…Read more »

“I’ve only got 8 toes… wanna see?”

“I’ve only got 8 toes… wanna see?”

  The answer is no. Also, I don’t want to be that person, neither do I want to any of you fine people to lose appendages – so, SAFETY FIRST!     That’s right, Melissa is going into Mom-mode. You can thank me later with a high-five… with all your phalanges intact.   Below you’ll…Read more »